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Nov 14, 2012 7:00am EST
to get on the streets, otherwise everything will be destroyed. the greek economy certainly looks to be in a terrible state. year on year they are showing a contraction of more than several states. >> question frazier, paris, thank you very much for the view across europe. plenty to come, including a total eclipse of the sun. how thousands reveled in a rare celestial tree. prosecutors in the united states have called for a death penalty for a long shot -- court martial in a case of a soldier killing 16 afghan villagers earlier this year, after going on a rampage. he is facing 16 counts of premeditated murder and six counts of attempted murder. >> it was a shocking incident, the death of 16 afghans, slaughtered before dawn in march. among the victims were nine children. the suspect, staff sergeant robert bayless, who had been previously injured while serving in iraq, he had been reluctant to go to afghanistan. it is alleged that he returned to his base after the first attack, heading out to the second village after finally returning, covered in blood. outrage strained relations bet
Nov 8, 2012 7:00am EST
leadership china has become the world's second- largest economy. as he was speaking, his successor, james ting, looked on. surrounded by former leaders -- xinping. president's hu spoke of the country's achievements but one corruption could prove fatal to the party. >> we must maintain a tough position in cracking down on corruption at all times and conduct a thorough investigation into major cases. all of those who violate party discipline and state laws, whoever they are, must be brought to justice without mercy. >> away from the congress, normal life continues. in china, the party decides. the public has no say. the future of a billion-plus people will be decided by just a handful of men. this woman says that president hu has done a great job and she is confident he will pick the right successor. but this man does not want to talk about politics. he says he will get in trouble as soon as we leave. it is a reminder that despite all the remarkable changes, china remains and authoritarians state. but with growing expectations but -- communist party was under great pressure to deliver. chin
Nov 15, 2012 7:00am EST
's second-biggest economy. they include the second highest rank leader. number 6 in the lineup is already an architect of economic reform and offers the hope of more. then there is number 3 and number 5, both said to be conservative hard liners. i jinping's wife is a singer who is at least as famous as he is. only by a matter of degree, conformity and caution are keys to the climb up in communist party politics. >> china's new leaders said today he wanted to give the 1.3 billion people in this country better jobs and better living standards. tschida has already seen a remarkable economic transformation with hundreds of millions lifted out of poverty. there are now real fears that the economic miracle may not be sustainable. i have been speaking to china's richest man who grew up in poverty. he told me that the gap between the rich and the port has become a huge problem and says the new leadership has to tackle it. >> in a country where biggin brash is the order of the day, he offers a reminder of a gentler times. it is now home to a different kind of employer. this is the headquarters. no
Nov 13, 2012 7:00am EST
for a million. >> but that may become harder. the economy is slowing down, not least because of the global economic crisis. lee jilllies in britain but comes to see family every year. he notices it's quiting tougher. >> labor is expensive. most factories are closing down. >> that model of china of producing lots of things cheaper, you think that model is not working any more? >> i think it's becoming more difficult. >> so that's the challenge for china's new leadership, due to be unveiled this week. how to manage expectations when there's less to go around. >> later, we'll hear from china's young entrepreneurs who are challenging traditional family values and also a special report from our correspondent who has managed to get to the islands that's at the center of the dispute between china and japan. let's take a look at other stories. a team in ro malia has begun the process which will begin exhumation of the former palestine leader air fat. claims he was poisonned. reports say that stones and concrete are being removed. he died in a french military hospital in 2004. aung san suu kyi has
Nov 9, 2012 7:00am EST
spanish economy, rising airport charges, and tough competition. but internally it's a company that hasn't come into the modern age and made itself more lean and mean. it's overmanned, has a large number of routes on the network. >> jamie, thank you very much indeed. now, tens of thousands of people have signed an online petition calling for the pakistani schoolgirl who survived a gun attack by the taliban to be nominated for the nobel peace prize. malala yousafzai, who's 15, had become well known as a campaigner for girls' education. >> malala is said to be humbled and inspired by the thousands of cards and gifts that have been sent to her. it's a month now since she was shot on a school bus for daring to say that girls should get an education. a peace prize nomination can't be made been a ordinary member of the public. that's why this petition has been started, calling on david cameron to put her name forward. >> malala thinks human dignity, tolerance, and plural. she has done with her second bout, a clear mind between the bar barity and human civilization. >> tomorrow has been declare
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